Adrian Benton looked toward the jury during opening testimony in the trial of Benton, accused of murder and other charges in the 2006 death of UK student John Mattingly IIILexington, Ky., on Monday May 16, 2011.   Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff
Adrian Benton looked toward the jury during opening testimony in the trial of Benton, accused of murder and other charges in the 2006 death of UK student John Mattingly IIILexington, Ky., on Monday May 16, 2011. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff
Adrian Benton looked toward the jury during opening testimony in the trial of Benton, accused of murder and other charges in the 2006 death of UK student John Mattingly IIILexington, Ky., on Monday May 16, 2011. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff

Jury recommends 27 years in prison for man's role in UK student's slaying

May 26, 2011 12:00 AM